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US: Classified Information in Book on Bin Laden Raid

Posted September 4th, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States says a new book about the Navy SEAL raid that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden last year contains “sensitive and classified” information that should not have been divulged. Defense Department spokesman George Little told reporters Tuesday that military officials had reviewed the book, “No Easy Day,” written by a former commando […]

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Pentagon Considers Legal Action Against Bin Laden Book Author

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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The Pentagon has warned it is considering legal action against the former U.S. commando who has written a first-person account of the raid that killed al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden. In a letter to the author Thursday, the Pentagon said he is “in a material breach and violation of the non-disclosure agreements” that he signed […]

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Pentagon Considers Legal Action Against Bin Laden Book Author

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The Pentagon has warned it is considering legal action against the former U.S. commando who has written a first-person account of the raid that killed al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden. In a letter to the author Thursday, the Pentagon said he is “in a material breach and violation of the non-disclosure agreements” that he signed […]

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Book Differs From Official Bin Laden Death Account

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A new first-person account of the U.S. commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden says the al-Qaida leader was unarmed and shot in a doorway, different from the official version of what happened last year in Pakistan. The Obama administration has maintained that members of the elite U.S. Navy SEALs force confronted bin Laden in […]

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Michelle Obama Releases First Book

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama can now add the title of author to her resume. The wife of U.S. President Barack Obama is making the television rounds this week to promote her new book on the White House garden she started in 2009. The book, titled American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen […]

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Book Says Kim Jong Il’s Eldest Son Paints grim Outlook for North Korea

Posted January 18th, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A new book published in Japan says the eldest son of late North Korean ruler Kim Jong Il paints a grim outlook for North Korea under the leadership of his half-brother, Kim Jong Un. Remarks attributed to Kim Jong Nam appear in a new book by Japanese journalist Yoji Gomi, titled “My Father Kim Jong […]

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Court Action Against “Aussie Taliban” Poses Unusual Legal Test

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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An Australian court will face difficult constitutional issues next month when the government seeks to seize the profits from a book by David Hicks, the former Outback cowboy who spent years as a U.S. prisoner after being captured in Afghanistan. Hicks, nicknamed the “Aussie Taliban,” spent more than five years at the Guantanamo Bay detention […]

Book of Mandela’s Quotes Released

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A new book containing more than 2,000 quotes from former South African President and apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was released Monday in Johannesburg. The book, entitled Nelson Mandela by Himself, includes speeches, notebook entries and recorded conversations from the 27 years he spent in prison to his tenure as president that ended in 1999. The […]

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